NEWS & LEGAL ARTICLES

Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Singles

Singles face the inevitable as much as anyone else. You need to make your important personal decisions or the courts may do it for you.

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Estate Planning

Second Marriages Later in Life

The best way to ensure that one’s assets are available for a surviving spouse but ultimately distributed to one’s children from a prior marriage is through the use of a trust.

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Estate Planning

Funeral Planning & Legal Issues

Because burial decisions have to be made very quickly after death and are almost impossible to change once made, you should set forth your desires regarding your funeral and burial when doing your estate planning.

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Estate Planning

What is Probate?

Probate is one of the least understood of court processes. However, it is a procedure that can affect the family and heirs of every mature adult following his or her death.

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Estate Planning

Your Estate is More than Assets

If you die without a will or trust, a court will decide, based on state law, who will inherit your property. The result could well be contrary to your wishes.

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Preparing for the Storms of Life

Many people think an estate plan only involves drafting a document before you die that will distribute your assets upon your death… an equally important part of an estate plan should include what happens to you and your assets while you are living.

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